Greece: Spanish family rescued from yacht after being caught in a storm

Posted on July 8, 2013 • Filed under: Greece, Tourists Rescued

According to, an ‘uncooperative’ Spanish family of five stranded on a yacht amid gale-force winds in the Aegean Sea was rescued by the Greek coastguard on Sunday after an operation including a helicopter airlift and a speedboat. “We received a distress call from a Spanish woman on board a yacht with three children, who said her husband was on a life raft,” a Greek merchant marine ministry spokeswoman said. Read article

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